Ludovic Subran

Ludovic Subran is the Chief Economist and Director for Economic Research at credit-insurer Euler Hermes, a company of Allianz

He heads a team of a dozen experts, responsible for macroeconomic forecasts and sector analyses worldwide. Every year, his department produces 300 publications and meets with over 2000 C-level executives. Ludovic is also a Member of the Board of Directors of Solunion, Euler Hermes’ joint venture for Spain and Latin America.

Ludovic started his career in 2002 with the French Ministry of Finance, where he was responsible for short-term growth and inflation forecasts for the Eurozone and developed particular expertise in economic diagnostics for advanced economies. In 2006, he joined the United Nations’ World Food Program as economic advisor in the Office of the Executive Director, based in Rome, where he helped to develop and implement the humanitarian response to the 2007 food crisis. In 2009, he was appointed economist and team leader at the World Bank in Washington DC. He led technical assistance and lending operations in Latin America and the Caribbean, West Africa and the Middle East. Ludovic has worked for more than a decade on economic policy issues in more than 30 countries around the world.

A French national, Ludovic graduated from the Ecole Nationale de la Statistique et de l’Analyse de l’Information and the Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris. He has lectured at prestigious French Grandes Ecoles, at the University of Rome and at the Harvard Kennedy School, and published articles on applied economics. He currently serves as an Adjunct Professor in economics at HEC business school and at Sciences Po in Paris. As a recognized expert in his field, Ludovic is often quoted in tier 1 media in France and abroad. For the past three years, he has been ranked in the top 100 Emerging French Leaders (Institut Choiseul and Le Figaro Magazine). Ludovic also seats on the Advisory Boards for innovation at BPI France and Lagardère. He is the cofounder of a think-tank (Recherche et Solidarités) focusing on philanthropy in France.